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American Jail Association's Annual Training Conference and Jail Expo

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Event Dates
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The conference aims to provide attendees with the tools to better operate and support both their facility and their professional development. The event will feature more than educational workshops designed specifically for jail professionals and relevant to local jails.

Some sessions include:  

  • An Inside View to Jail Planning for New Construction, Expansion, or Renovation: When You Think You Need a New Jail/Renovation
  • Accreditation: Setting Standards for Medical and Mental Health Care in American Jails
  • PREA Turns 20: Challenging Standards, Trauma-Informed Processing Tools, and Changing Culture
  • Interdisciplinary Leadership and Collaboration: Improving Jail Operations and Reducing Adverse Medical Events 
  • Protecting the Mind Behind the Badge: The Role of Psychological Safety in Correction Officer Retention and Wellness 
  • At the Intersection of Reentry, Public Safety, and Community Violence Intervention: A Strategy to Merge Priorities 
  • Planning the Jail of Tomorrow 
  • Paving the Path for Special Operations Response Teams in Indian Country

Visit the OJP Exhibit for BJA and BJS Resources.

Date Created: May 13, 2024